BRITS have been given fresh hope that summer holidays could be back on by July as European nations start to ease strict travel restrictions.
A number of countries will open up their borders to tourists again from the middle of June, and the Government is understood to be considering implementing “air bridges” so people can travel abroad quarantine-free.
However, the UK has been warned that full lockdown measures could be brought back again if the public continues to flout social distancing guidelines.
Sage documents have warned the country risks seeing a second peak of coronavirus over fears the easing of restrictions has come too soon.
It came as the UK’s coronavirus death toll hit 39,369 on Tuesday after 324 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that the BAME community are more at risk of the virus, but that experts are not sure it is linked to their ethnicity.
And lockdown has been extended by another seven days after it was reported that reviews of the rules will now be four weeks apart, rather than three.
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